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Sr. Network Engineer, Enterprise Infrastructure

Toronto, ON

Sr. Network Engineer, Enterprise Infrastructure, IT – Toronto – Job # 5256



Through its principal subsidiaries, Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (“Company”) is a leading independent, full-services financial firm, with operations in two principal segments of the securities industry: wealth management and capital markets.
Since its establishment in 1950, the Company has been driven by an unwavering commitment to building lasting client relationships. We achieve this by generating value for our individual, institutional and corporate clients through comprehensive investment solutions, brokerage services and investment banking services.
The Company has Wealth Management offices located in Canada, the UK, Guernsey, Jersey, the Isle of Man and Australia.  Canaccord Genuity, the international capital markets division, operates in North America, UK & Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East. 
Our Canadian operation, Canaccord Genuity Corp., is currently looking for a Sr. Network Engineer to join our Enterprise Infrastructure team in Toronto. 



  • Install and deploy new gateways on Checkpoint Gaia, appliances or open servers;
  • Support and manage all features of Checkpoint firewalls; Access control, IPS, Application control, Threat prevention and Sandblast;
  • Create and modify Access control and IPS policies;
  • Deploy new VPN connections with remote offices or business partners;
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues related to Checkpoint environment using all available tools, open tickets with Checkpoint support;
  • Install hot fixes and upgrade to new revisions in Checkpoint environment;
  • Run projects related to Checkpoint infrastructure in Enterprise network.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve common issues related to routing and switching in enterprise networks;
  • Perform network related tasks with the use of Cisco CLI;
  • Work with hardware, replace faulty components in Cisco routers and switches
  • Assist with deploying new network gear;
  • Manage cabling in computer rooms or wiring closets, with ability to use network testing tools.
  • Troubleshoot network connectivity and application performance issues.
Skills & Qualifications: 
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years of experience in supporting Checkpoint technologies including R80.xx build.
  • Solid knowledge of Checkpoint firewalls and management systems, CCSA would be an asset;
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years in supporting enterprise networks.
  • Excellent understanding of networking fundamentals, mainly Cisco based networks, CCNA, preferably CCNP certification would be an asset;
  • Strong Linux (Gaia OS) skills.
  • Good knowledge of TCP/IP stack. Understand and ability to troubleshoot connectivity issues with Wireshark.
  • Knowledge of WIFI technologies along with ability to support them in enterprise environment, experience in Aruba networks is an asset.
  • Knowledge and ability to use network monitoring software, (E.g. Solarwinds).
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact with the IT team across the organization.
  • Proactive and capable of proposing improved and optimized network and security infrastructure.
Canaccord Genuity Corp. welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including persons with disabilities. We will provide reasonable accommodations upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection cycle.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and covering letter including salary expectations. All applications will be held in strict confidence.
In order to be considered for employment at Canaccord Genuity, candidates selected for interviews will be required to show proof of citizenship, permanent residence or eligibility to work in Canada with no restrictions.
We wish to thank all candidates for their interest but only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you for your understanding.

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